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Moon Light World Map

The map below shows where the Moon is visible from the Earth, depending on weather conditions and moon phases.
The white dot Moon symbol symbolizes the position of the Moon, and the yellow sun Sun symbol symbolizes the position of the sun.

Map showing which part of the Earth the Moon is currently above the horizon at.

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Moon phase

Fraction of moon illuminated: 10%

Previous phaseThird QuarterThursday, December 6, 2012 at 3:33 PM
Next phaseNew MoonThursday, December 13, 2012 at 8:43 AM

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 10, 2012 at 18:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 43' South, Longitude: 131° 51' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.89 meters/second, 1536.8 km/hour, 954.9 miles/hour or 829.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.91 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 24' 35.3"954.63 miwest0° 08' 09.0"9.34 misouth954.33 mi
24 hours14° 33' 18.4"964.25 mieast2° 42' 40.7"186.47 misouth975.01 mi

Locations with the moon near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with moon near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Gambier IslandsMon 9:06 AM780 km485 miles421 nmSouth-southwest SSW
AdamstownMon 10:06 AM941 km585 miles508 nmSouth S
PapeeteMon 8:06 AM1887 km1172 miles1019 nmWest W
Easter Island *Mon 1:06 PM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmEast-southeast ESE
RarotongaMon 8:06 AM2979 km1851 miles1608 nmWest-southwest WSW
KiritimatiTue 8:06 AM3474 km2158 miles1876 nmNorthwest NW
AlofiMon 7:06 AM4035 km2507 miles2178 nmWest W
Apia *Tue 8:06 AM4293 km2667 miles2318 nmWest W
FakaofoTue 7:06 AM4341 km2697 miles2344 nmWest W
NukualofaTue 7:06 AM4579 km2845 miles2472 nmWest-southwest WSW
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